Melbourne Teaching Certificate

The Melbourne Teaching Certificate (MTC) is a professional development program for University of Melbourne staff with teaching-related responsibilities. It is a cohort-based program completed across one semester comprising two face-to-face seminars, a written assignment and a presentation.

This program is suitable for new and experienced academic teaching staff at the University of Melbourne:

  • Lecturers
  • Subject coordinators

Graduate researchers, tutors, sessional teachers or demonstrators: Please refer to Melbourne Teaching Certificate for Sessional Teachers (MTC-ST) program page.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the Melbourne Teaching Certificate, participants should:

  • Demonstrate theoretical and practical ideas and strategies for enhancing learning and teaching;
  • Collaborate with colleagues from diverse academic and teaching backgrounds;
  • Critically discuss challenges experienced in their particular teaching contexts;
  • Acquire an appreciation of the scholarly underpinnings of learning and teaching practice in higher education;
  • Gain insights into the particular teaching environment of the University of Melbourne.

Fees

There are no fees to participate in the program. It is provided by the University of Melbourne for its staff with teaching or student support responsibilities.

Eligibility

This program is for academic teaching staff at the University of Melbourne:

  • Lecturers
  • Subject coordinators

If you are a graduate researcher, tutor, sessional teacher or demonstrator please refer to Melbourne Teaching Certificate for Sessional Teachers (MTC-ST) program page.

Registration

To enrol in the course in Semester 2, please submit an expression of interest by Monday 15 June. Successful applicants will receive an automated email confirming their registration in the program.

Program schedule

The MTC is a semester-long program involving one day intensive forum, one optional consultation session and a half-day final forum. The program must be started and completed in the same semester. Participants must attend both days in order to complete the MTC.

Semester 2, 2020

SessionDate & TimeVenue
One day forumWednesday 22 July, 9:30am - 4:00pm Arts West North Wing - Room 356
Half-day completion forum Wednesday 4 November, 9:30am - 1:00pm Arts West North Wing - Room 356

Expression of interest form for Semester 2

More information

For questions regarding the program, please contact:
Dr Christopher Deneen, Program Coordinator
E:
chris.deneen@unimelb.edu.au
T: +61 3 9035 6565

For administrative matters, please contact:
Dina Uzhegova, Program Officer
E: dina.uzhegova@unimelb.edu.au
T: +61 3 8344 3087